May 25, 2016
By Russell Dorn
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Summer league rosters are finalized for the University of Notre Dame baseball team, as 15 players spread out around the country for a full schedule that gets underway in the coming weeks.
An impressive five Irish players are heading to the Northeast this summer for the best collegiate summer league in the country – the Cape Cod League. These five standouts include pitchers Brad Bass, Brandon Bielak, Sean Guenther and Peter Solomon and infielder Kyle Fiala.
Another six student-athletes are set to travel to the upper Midwest for the Northwoods League, widely considered one of the best college summer leagues in the country. Players heading to the Northwoods include infielders Cole Daily and Nick Podkul, outfielders Eric Gilgenbach, Jake Shepski and Matt Vierling and pitcher Evy Ruibal.
Other summer league opportunities include pitcher Jack Connolly and outfielder Connor Stutts to the New England Collegiate Baseball League, outfielder Eric Feliz to the Futures Collegiate Baseball League and infielder Jake Singer to the Great Lakes League.
For more information on the Notre Dame baseball team, follow the Irish on Facebook (/NDBaseball), Twitter (@NDBaseball) and Instagram (notredamebaseball).
Russell Dorn, athletics communications assistant director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2011 and coordinates all media efforts for the Notre Dame volleyball, rowing and baseball programs. A native of Greenwood, South Carolina, Dorn graduated from Furman University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in history before earning his master’s degree in sports communications from Georgia State University in 2011.